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The expansive ground floor was further opened up with a new balcony design, great stairs, and a new kitchen that creates a home ideal for both large entertaining and intimate family dinners.
The open kitchen is bright and airy thanks to double-height ceilings, a wall of windows, and classic post-and-beam construction.
A Nectre Bakers oven provides sharply defined contrast at the kitchen, and also supplies heat in colder temperatures. The oven is used for baking, as well as space-heating. The translucent doors on both sides open to east and west-facing decks to capture morning and evening sun.
The kitchen has been designed to be the heart of the centrally aligned floor plan, and is equipped with a multifunctional wood stove.
Within, oiled oak is used for the floors and walls, while the roof is composed of reinforced concrete that reveals the imprint of the wooden formwork.
The abundance of white and gray surfaces and uninterrupted lines gives the kitchen a serene feel, which is enhanced by the views of the unspoiled countryside through the glazed doors. There is no shortage of worktop space, thanks to its C-shape design and large central island.
The upper loft has another mattress, so the tiny home can comfortably sleep up to four. Linens are included in the rental.
The open kitchen is fitted with black granite counters, a ceramic backsplash, and melamine cabinets.
The corridor ends at the kitchen with a solid granite island that looks out over an open-plan dining and living area. This space features a fireplace and picture window that is set within a large concrete hearth wall.
The kitchen features a sleek, modern mix of white millwork and natural wood countertops, and offers an impressive amount of storage.
Even the kitchen provides gorgeous views.
"The box was softened with a thin frame of floating concrete floor, along with a very thin roof rack on top, and joined together by diagonal side walls," explains Tal Goldsmith Fish, the firm's founder.
The open interior of white walls and polished concrete floors echoes the restrained aesthetics of the façade.
The concrete countertops, walls, and staircase echo the home's refined modern design aesthetic.
The kitchen's overhead cabinets have been built from solid timber recycled from re-milled Messmate hardwood floorboards.
The current resident is the owner of Tomorrow's House, a popular Salt Lake City midcentury furniture shop.
The home possesses an authentic midcentury vibe with period-appropriate, contemporary updates.
While the house’s original pine is richly colored and textured, a number of structural posts rendered the kitchen difficult to furnish with modern fixtures. A newly-added black beam, which extends outward into the dining room, allowed for the posts’ removal.
The kitchen area is full of charm, with cabinets made from reclaimed Iroko wood, incandescent lightbulb-style pendant lights hanging above the units, and a collection of potted house plants.
The use of timber adds warmth to the design, and the cheery Canary yellow of the metal stair rails and gate echoes the seasonal colors of the hills—and the autumnal tones of the turning trees.
Large windows and floor-to-ceiling sliding doors have been integrated into the living space, providing an abundance of natural light, as well as easy access to the outdoor garden space.
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The renovation features a pulpit-like mezzanine that overlooks the main living space. This new cantilevered structure creates a focused central nucleus for the home.
The kitchen has also been given a modern upgrade, now featuring stainless steel appliances.
The contemporary guest kitchen has been designed and built by Danish brand VIPP.
The villa features striking minimalist interiors. Thanks to multiple expansive windows, natural light is able to pour inside, creating a bright, airy vibe.
Internal brick walls and polished concrete surfaces provide thermal mass that helps to keep the interior spaces cool.
On either side of the dining area, two sets of large sliding doors connect the house to the garden.
A colorful sitting area off the kitchen with an additional dining area.
The kitchen and dining areas serve as the heart of the home and connect to a small greenhouse via stairs.
There is new porcelain tile flooring throughout.
Thanks to a recent renovation, the kitchen now has an expanded breakfast island, Bosch stainless appliances, and a modern induction cooktop.
The notion of an integrated indoor/outdoor experience runs counter to the plan of a traditional Queensland worker's cottage, where the living areas often sit alongside an external deck.
The interiors of the main living area are furnished with top quality finishing.
The taraxacum suspended lights are by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. The stools are by Fritz Baumann.
American white oak was used for the flooring throughout the house, including the sun-filled kitchen. A Brendan Ravenhill hangs above the sink, and a Wolf cooktop was installed opposite the island.
The cabinets are topped with stone—Calacatta Borghini from ABC Stone—which waterfalls to the floor and sheaths the backsplash for a seamless look. "We worked alongside the fabricator to align the veins of the stone to create a fluid move," explains Coffey. Appliances include a Gaggenau range top, steam and convection oven, as well as a walk-in pantry with two drawer refrigerators and a wine fridge.
By removing the raised platform that originally had no use, the team was able to double the size of the kitchen and add in a new bathroom on the main floor. The pendants over the peninsula were sourced by the homeowner from AY Lighting, and now echo the dark tones of the white oak cabinetry, which sport walnut interiors.
Plywood cabinetry and ceiling panels combine with white walls in a clean kitchen setting. A Modernica Nelson Bubble Lamp hangs above the dining table.
All the kitchen cabinetry is now in solid walnut from Poliform.
This "Kensington kitchen" was designed by Nadia Hursky for Blue Tea Kitchens.
The original 16th century stone walls are left exposed in the kitchen.
The open plan kitchen flows seamlessly into the living area.
In the open kitchen, wood-paneled sliding doors conceal dark cabinetry, and together with a sleek, dark counter, and a shiny bronze-clad island with a sink, the kitchen becomes part of the overall design rather than simply an area of utility.
The home's cozy kitchen boasts original charm, and is positioned next to adjoining deck.
A restrained material palette creates a tranquil atmosphere in the elegantly appointed, open kitchen.
Full-height windows wrap around the home, giving jaw-dropping panoramic views of the lake.
A view of the kitchen from the living room. The reading nook/bench is another layer of space.
Two French doors open up the open-plan kitchen and dining area to a covered outdoor terrace overlooking the water.
The open kitchen blends in with sleek, wood cabinetry and black countertops.
Clerestory windows and skylights have also been added to the roof and façade to bring more light into the cavernous interiors.
A sturdy concrete countertop curves around the entire length of the kitchen, finished in a texture Webster describes as “bug splattered.” Despite the unappetizing name, it works well for rolling out dough. Its circular motif reappears in the custom cabinets’ finger pulls, which also help ventilate the cupboards. The fixtures are from Kubus and the appliances are from Miele.
The kitchen appliances are by Mora and the sink is by Franke.
The kitchen features exposed Vic Ash Glulam beams sourced from Australian Sustainable Hardwoods.
Danish blogger, Tikkie Elsøe, chose mint green
A kitchen, complete with a small dining area, allows guests to reverse roles and host the hosts. The blue Muuto Unfold light accents against the otherwise black and white space; the chairs are Hay Copenhague bar stools.
The stainless-steel and timber island maximizes space with a secret hatch that opens to add extra surface area for food prep.

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here. Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all. You'll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.